Terrence Howard To Serve As Howard University Homecoming Grand Marshal

One of the nations most talked about HBCU's, Howard University, has announced today that that Academy Award-nominated actor Terrance Howard will serve as ambassador and Grand Marshal for the 2008 Homecoming ceremonies.

The Howard University Homecoming is October 18th and the parade itself is supposed to be the largest in the school’s history, featuring 20 national bands for the 10th annual “Showcase of Bands” and prominent alumni such as Olympic bronze medalist David Oliver, and actors Brandon T. Jackson (“Tropic Thunder”) and Lance Gross (“House of Payne”).

Terrence Howard, who recently starred in the summer blockbuster Iron Man, is known in the Hip-Hop community for his roles in films such as Four Brothers, Ray, Lackawanna Blues, Get Rich or Die Tryin, and Hustle and Flow, which he received an Oscar nomination for his starring role as DJay, a small time Memphis pimp turned rapper .

Howard University Homecoming will last from October 10-18, and will feature star-studded gospel and R&B concerts, a step show, and the school’s first celebrity basketball game focused on creating awareness of the nationwide AIDS epidemic inflicting minorities.

Howard University’s Unveiling Ceremony commences September 19, 12PM at the school’s Blackburn Center,

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